The PAL Initiative Says “Don’t Be a Jerk!”


Well, that wasn't the word they used. Not exactly. Arlington's PAL Initiative coincides with Arlington’s Car-Free Diet; each work under the goal (more or less) of making Arlington greener, and her streets safer. Functioning along the same lines as a "Share the Streets" campaign, the PAL Initiative specifically functions under the banner of mutual … [Read more...]

Local High School Student Wins Decal Contest!

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You may not immediately know where Wakefield High School is, but chances are you pass it all the time as you're going about your business around town. Jeppe Callander, a student at Wakefield HS, entered a photo he "snapped" of the Pentagon Memorial  into the 2012-2013 Decal Design Competition a little more than 6 weeks ago.  On Jan. 24th, following … [Read more...]

Experience a Nature Program or Go Geocaching in Arlington!

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It's been a while since we posted about getting back to nature. There's a strong variety of different events going on during the winter months designed to get people into the wilds and back to nature, if only for a very brief time. One such example of this can be found with the Winter Wonderland Walk this Saturday (Jan. 28th) at the Long Branch … [Read more...]

Faction of Fools Presents Romeo & Juliet as a Comedy!

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While Shakespeare has nigh countless comedies, the plays that are often referred to as his best works are his tragedies. Julius Shakespeare, Othello, MacBeth, and Romeo & Juliet are likely the prime examples of this. Bearing this in mind, D.C.'s premier theatre group, The Faction of Fools Theatre Company, is performing a unique production of Romeo … [Read more...]

MLK Jr. Events Going on Around Town!

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It probably goes without saying, but numerous schools will be closed on Monday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Admittedly, this makes for a strange duality, as several high school marching bands from area schools will be performing for the Parade. So, if you're looking for something cool to do in commemoration and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, … [Read more...]